About Us

PatientApps – Helps Surgery Clinics Thrive.

● Use digital healthcare to engage more patients more effectively. ● Improve the patient experience. ● To continuously innovate delivering effective applications designed by user needs and that are simple & inexpensive to implement.

We bring the skills that come from 1 billion consumer interactions to create superior patient engagement – the missing ingredient in digital care. We know the significance of easy patient access – on every device – and quick and economic implementation. We paired those skills with the clinical knowledge of 70 top authors and editors  – Primarily Harvard Medical School faculty who lead the way with digital care.

For Surgery Practices – Increased productivity and a better patient experience.
For Patients – Guides patients and answers important questions throughout their treatment journey, diagnosis, surgery through return to wellness; a 24/7 reference. What do I need to know about my surgery?
  • Treatment & anesthesia options; what's the best for me?
  • Surgery details, outcomes expectations, risks, and possible complications?
  • Getting ready for surgery and maximizing return to wellness?
  • Post surgery, what should I expect and when to seek medical care?

Meet the team

Thomas A Poynter, PhD. CEO, Founder

Ex-MIT Sloan School professor, now serial entrepreneur. Focused on building self-learning apps that engage people. Built Simply Interactive Inc. into a leading supplier of innovative apps for the customers of Amazon, AT&T, and Walmart.  Now bringing digital care to medicine - one step at a time.  Ph.D. London Business School; MBA; B.Sc.


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Phil Young, B.Sc., Software Engineering

Creative, brilliant and modest. Building innovative applications for 25 years. Simply Interactive Inc. Boston Head of Software Engineering 2014-2017 creating and enhancing applications for the world leaders in four business segments. eSupport.com. Andover, Engineering Manager managing engineers in three time zones. B.Sc. University of Auckland

Jack Auer, Commercialization

New technologies med tech executive. Prior roles include - MCS, Inc., Chief Commercial Officer; Oridion Capnography, Vice President Marketing. Brings a background that includes - product strategy, marketing and market development, and specialty distribution; launched and commercialized innovations in med-device markets - patient monitoring, therapeutics, software, capital equipment, consumables.
BBA University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School. 

Arvind Gupta, Strategic Operations

Early-stage startup consultant, serial entrepreneur, ex-management consultant, and telecom technology specialist. Mentored early-stage startups on strategic planning, team building, product launch and fundraising. Founded mobile technology startups for banking and location-based services. Led strategy consulting projects for a top tier global consulting firm. MBA London Business School; BEng

Poppy Johnson, Editor & Social Media

Healthcare, medical, science, legal and innovation technology editor and writer.  Medical sales, lead generation and operations manager.  Making sure our apps engage and affect patients - bringing rewards to both patients and providers.   B.A. Wesleyan University; J.D. Michael Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University.

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